|Date of enforcement action:|
|United Kingdom||GBP 275,000 (US$360,000)|
|Defendant company or entity:||Industry segment:|
|Doorstep Dispensaree Ltd||Medical / Retail /|
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined a London-based pharmacy £275,000 for failing to ensure the security of special category data.
Doorstep Dispensaree Ltd, which supplies medicines to customers and care homes, left approximately 500,000 documents in unlocked containers at the back of its premises in Edgware. The documents included names, addresses, dates of birth, NHS numbers, medical information and prescriptions belonging to an unknown number of people.
The ICO fined the company for failing to take organisational measures to protect this sensitive information, in line with Article 32 of the GDPR.
(ICO Official Release)
|Enforcement authority:||Type of enforcement action:|
|Information Commissioner's Office||Penalty notice|
|Subject to appeal?|
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Data Privacy Fines Index. (2019-12-20 06:29) Doorstep Dispensaree Ltd, UK pharmacy, fined GBP 275k. dataprivacyfines.com. Retrieved from https://dataprivacyfines.com/fine/doorstep-dispensaree-ltd-uk-pharmacy-fined-gbp-275k/
Entry last updated: 2020-01-12 01:21 GMT.